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Japan’s Shinya Aoki earns 8th ONE Championship win

Ev Ting, Olivier Coste, Shinya Aoki

Ev Ting, Olivier Coste, Shinya Aoki

On October 6, 2018, Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Japan competed in ONE Championship for the 10th time. He was one of the three Japanese athletes who competed at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok.

“ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” featured eight ONE Super Series contests and six mix martial arts bouts. In the 12th bout of the evening, Aoki competed in an MMA bout in the lightweight division against Ev “E.T.” Ting, 29, of New Zealand and Malaysia.

Referee Olivier Coste put a stop to the MMA lightweight bout between Aoki and Ting at 0:57 in the first round. The Japanese contender submitted his Kiwi-Malaysian opponent via arm triangle choke.

The win at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” improved Aoki’s professional MMA record to 42 wins and 8 losses. On the other hand, Ting now has 16 win and 5 losses.

In the co-main event of the evening, Stamp Fairtex, 20, of Pattaya, Thailand became the new ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion by dethroning Kai Ting “Killer Bee” Chuang, 23, of Chinese Taipei. The Thai challenger won via unanimous decision.

In the main event, reigning World Boxing Council Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, 31, of Sisaket, Thailand and his challenger Iran “MagnifiKO” Diaz, 28, of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico competed in 12 rounds of boxing. The Thai defending champion retained his title by winning via unanimous decision.

Watch the “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” livestreaming here:

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